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Camden National Bank awards $22,000 to seven Maine nonprofits at 2017 Leaders & Luminaries Awards Luncheon

November 20, 2017

On Thursday, November 9th, 2017, Camden National Bank presented awards and $22,000 in grants to seven Maine nonprofits at the annual Leaders & Luminaries Awards Luncheon. The Awards Luncheon took place during Maine Association of Nonprofits’ forum, “2017 Focus on Board Innovation: Transforming Governance through Shared Leadership.” More...

Blind Albert to Sing the Blues at Langlais Sculpture Preserve - Dec. 2

November 20, 2017

Georges River Land Trust presents a very special afternoon of music at the Langlais Sculpture Preserve! Vincent Gabriel, aka Blind Albert, will play an afternoon of the blues amidst the magic of Blackie’s art. More...

P.A.W.S. 8th Annual Auction for the Animals

November 20, 2017

P.A.W.S. Auction for the Animals, an exciting night featuring a live and a silent auction, a wide variety of appetizers, carving station, a cash bar, and holiday music will be held on Thursday, November 30 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the beautiful oceanfront Samoset Resort, located at 220 Warrenton Street in Rockport. More...

SAT 'Prep Matters' course available for college-bound students

November 20, 2017

Preparation for the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) will be the focus of 12 weekly classes at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center beginning Jan 14. The class, taught by Mary Smyth, will be held each Sunday, 2-4 p.m. More...

Hutchinson Center professional development workshop to address revisions in Social Work Code of Ethics

November 20, 2017

A professional development program to address recent revisions in the National Association of Social Work Code of Ethics will be offered this fall at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center at 80 Belmont Ave., Belfast. The program, to be held 9 a.m.–3:30 p.m. on Dec. 1, will benefit social workers, social work students, counselors and mental health professionals interested in learning about the newest revisions of the Social Work Code of Ethics, and how they may influence their use of social media and technology. More...

Holiday Shopping at Bixby & Co.

November 20, 2017

Bixby & Co. will be closed on Thanksgiving, but open Friday 11/24-Monday 11/27 from 9 am – 5:30 pm for some holiday shopping! Stop by our retail space just off of Tillson Ave. and warm up with some Drinking Chocolate while you browse our selection of delicious gift options – everything from stocking stuffers to deluxe gift sets. #ShopSmall with Bixby & Co. all weekend long, in person or online! More...

Finance Authority of Maine presents Camden National Bank with 2017 “Lender at Work for Maine Award”

November 20, 2017

The Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) presented Camden National Bank with the Lender at Work for Maine Award for lenders with over $1.5 billion in assets in 2017. This marks the 8th time that Camden National Bank has won the award, which recognizes the Bank’s commitment to supporting Maine businesses and jobs. The 2017 Awards were presented on November 14th during FAME’s annual Showcase Maine event at Holiday Inn by the Bay in Portland with keynote speaker Senator George Mitchell. More...

USDA Funding for 2019: Help allocate local funds!

November 20, 2017

On Wednesday, December 6 from 10am to noon, Knox-Lincoln and Kennebec Soil & Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs), in cooperation with the Augusta Field office of the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS), will hold a meeting of the Local Working Group for Kennebec and Lincoln counties at the Whitefield Fire & Rescue Building at 26 Town House Rd in Whitefield. This group will make recommendations to NRCS on how to spend 2014 Farm Bill funds for conservation practices on private lands. More...

Trekkers Welcomes new AmeriCorps VISTA, Katie Jacob

November 20, 2017

Trekkers, a local outdoor-based youth mentoring organization, is pleased to announce that Katie Jacob has joined the Trekkers team as our 2017-18 AmeriCorps VISTA. AmeriCorps is a program of the Corporation for National and Community Service and Katie’s placement was sponsored by the Goodwill VISTA Partnership of Northern New England. More...

Natalie MacMaster and Family bring Holiday Concert to Camden - Dec 6

November 20, 2017

Acclaimed fiddle player Natalie MacMaster brings her entire family (husband Donnell Leahy and their six children) to the Opera House for a memorable holiday concert on Wednesday, December 6 at 7 PM. “.... this performance is nothing short of jaw dropping....the type of performance that raises you up and leaves you misty-eyed” wrote a reviewer for the Guardian. More...